This Embarrassingly Racist 4th Of July: The Dance Around The Census Question Elicits An Excellent Rachel Maddow Moment

Maddow’s mad. I watch her show enough to notice when she’s feeling extra-deeply about a thing. She has the skilled thespian’s ability to control her emotions while seeming like she’s not able to control them (or the reverse). It’s part of why she’s really good at television. Today she was mad-not-mad about a court ruling…

JESSICA JONES Season 3 & The Entire Marvel/Netflix Viewing Order In Haiku Form

This suggested viewing order prioritizes enjoyment over plot-point continuity, because watching for “the order things happen in” is the time-suckiest way, and not ultimately rewarding, because the shows are based on comic books, and as comics fans, we KNOW continuity to be a fool’s errand. JESSICA JONES Season 3 is effectively the last chapter of the Marvel-Netflix…

MAGNOLIA PART 2: Everything We Know So Far (Release Date, Cast, Plot, Title, and More)

You may have been asking yourself, what’s next for Paul Thomas Anderson following his multiple-Oscar-nominated PHANTOM THREAD (2017)? The renowned filmmaker confirmed recently that he has completed a “pretty strong draft” for a sequel to his 1999 film MAGNOLIA, and that pre-production is already underway. The announcement seems timed to coincide with the film’s upcoming…

THE FLASH Season 1 Finale, in the style of Robert Frost, American Poet

THE FLASH FINALE NOT TAKEN by Robert (Killer) Frost Two timestreams diverged at a Yellow Flash,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd become a superhero while also preventing my mother’s murder in the pastI asked Joe West (who was also on that TV show SMASH)And he gave his usual awful advice, against his oath.So we built a time…

“MOONLIGHTLAND” Was The Best Movie Of 2016, Seriously. What, You Didn’t See It?

So in case you missed it, the Oscars last night had the best Oscars ending ever, in which the award for Best Picture at first was given to LA LA LAND, and then, in a dramatic reversal, revealed to be a mistake and the Best Picture winner was in fact MOONLIGHT, written and directed by Barry Jenkins. I don’t know…